As a child, Laurence Gonzalez cut his teeth on the survival stories of his father.
Springtime always brings a lift to our spirits, but if that isn’t enough to drag you out of the doldrums, keep reading. Even if you’re over-the-moon happy it may be worth your while, since we can never have too much happiness.
“First, let me take a selfie.”
BIRMINGHAM, England — A recently discovered dinosaur appears to be an “evolutionary jigsaw puzzle,” researchers said.
Travel back in time to the iciest days of the Cold War. Elementary school students are watching “duck and cover” public service films in their classrooms and air raid siren tests pierce the Saturday morning quiet every week. Fallout shelter symbols are posted in every neighborhood.
There are many factors that might motivate a person to take on the challenge of remodeling a home. Some homeowners may have a specific event that finally pushes them over the edge to remodel (such as the last child leaving for college), while others may just feel it is finally time to execute the dream.
GREENBELT, Md. — For 25 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been sending captivating images of the universe back to Earth.
PLUTO — Now is your chance to help name part of Pluto and its companion Charon.
FOSTER CITY, Calif. — Two tickets to Disneyland. A sunset sail. A three-course gourmet meal. A roundtrip flight from your hometown to New York City.
One of the undeniable signs of spring is when strawberries return to the market shelves. Strawberries are not only beautiful, but also a healthy addition to the dinner table. They are high in potassium, vitamin C, folate, antioxidants and fiber, and research suggests consuming strawberries can help to combat depression, stroke and high blood pressure, according to medicalnewstoday.com. They're particularly fantastic for pregnant women, who often need additional folate in their diet, and an easy treat for children of all ages.
COSTA RICA — A recently discovered species’ resemblance to the Kermit the Frog has caught the Internet’s attention.
PLYMOUTH, England — A bone-eating worm is responsible for the lack of prehistoric marine fossils, according to a new study.
My wife and I schlepped five kids from Salt Lake City to Washington, D.C., and getting here required five hours of air travel, and we hoped to relieve the tedium some by watching an in-flight movie. But there were no in-flight movies — at least, not in the way I remember them.
Most people think about a home remodel for years before they actually do anything about it. What makes someone take the first step to turn the dream into a reality is different for everyone. For Gayla Black and Teresa Frost, it was a flooded basement that finally did the trick.
BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada — For the first time, white dwarf stars have been photographed during the beginning stages of their 40-million-year migration, according to astronomers.
A few months ago I finally joined the world of smartphone users. I had become the family phone recycler — taking ownership of old phones when others decided to upgrade. And though I cannot say that I wasn’t excited to trash my old duct-taped, recycled phone, there are a few things I miss about its simplicity.
Last week we started our discussion about home remodeling to positively impact home values and appraisals. We discussed how an appraiser and the bank look at the nuts and bolts of your house and how potential buyers look at your house by the feel, function and finishes. A successful remodeling project requires careful planning to find the perfect balance to appeal to both audiences.
There is a painting hanging on the wall of the non-denominational chapel at the juvenile jail. Al Rounds is the painter. It hangs above and behind the piano. How long it has held that spot on the wall is unknown to any of the current volunteers.
I’ve known Daisy for five years, and she has taught me lessons about loyalty, happiness, friendship and love that I’ll never forget.
Many people think that the main job of an architect is to make a house look good. While that is certainly one goal of a residential remodeling project, there are others of equal or even greater importance. The way a house flows and circulates is critical to how it feels and functions. How a house functions determines the ultimate success of a project. As the old adage says, “Pretty is as pretty does.”
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Despite living deep in cold water, the opah can keep itself warm.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — In a move that sounds like it came straight out of “Jurassic Park”, scientists recently transformed chicken beaks into dinosaur-like snouts.
If your mornings are at all similar to mine, they look a little something like this: ensuring the kids wake up on time, getting dressed, making sure the dog gets fed and let out, making breakfast and lunch (bonus points if it's nutritional), convincing the 3-year-old to actually eat breakfast, and then brushing, braiding, combing and curling hair, locating homework, back-packs, socks and shoes, then sending kids off with a prayer and a peck on the cheek -- all before 8:15 a.m.
First and foremost, this article is not about motherhood, it’s about Mother’s Day.
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